• SUCCESS
    How These 5 Traits Set Women Up For Entrepreneurial Success

    BOSTON, MA – DECEMBER 08: Spanx founder Sara Blakely speaks onstage during the Massachusetts Conference for Women at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center on December 8, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images for Massachusetts Conference for Women) Women entrepreneurs are disrupting industries everywhere, from fashion to technology to finance. No matter what […]

  • MOTIVATION
    5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ADVOCATE MOTIVATION

    Brands spend a ton of resources researching what motivates their current and potential consumers to buy products and services. In fact, billions go into this process each year to determine why we grab Dove soap off the shelves as opposed to Irish Spring, or why we might fancy the Toyota Rav4 over the Chevy Equinox. […]

  • PODCASTS
    The 5 Best Podcast Apps for Android and iPhone

      Podcasts apps can help elevate your listening experience. Phone: Getty Images From true crime murder mysteries like S-Town to shows that provide smart commentary on culture, technology, and business like Still Processing, there’s reason to believe we’re in the golden age of podcasts. But without podcast apps to organize your podcasts and easily discover new favorites, digging into […]

  • PODCASTS
    5 podcasts to listen to this February

    DAVE KLEINSCHMIDT/FLICKR CREATIVE COMMONS Each month the KPCC podcast team will be sharing what they’re listening to that month. Remember the staff picks section at the indie video store you used to love? This is like that, but for podcasts! This month we’ll be launching our first investigative podcast, “Repeat.” Here are some things to listen to […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    5 Mistakes That Young Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

    Young entrepreneurs always have high expectations when entering business ventures. They are motivated and eager to succeed, but success often does not come that quickly. The world of business is very competitive, so you have to follow certain strategies for success. Patience and discipline is the key, and these two virtues are often neglected. If […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    5 tools every entrepreneur needs to up their game

    If you are an entrepreneur, then time is your most valuable resource. Every single day, you are inundated with endless emails, phone-calls, and meetings. Taking control of yourself and your life can be nerve-wracking at times. Building a startup business is like figuring things out while getting many other things right as well. Entrepreneurs are […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    5 Small Business Financing Options for Startup Entrepreneurs

    Credit Cards According to a 2012 National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) study [click the image above for the full infographic], 79% of small business owners used credit cards to start or grow their business. That says a lot about the significance of using credit cards to capitalize a small business. According to another study (PDF) conducted […]

  • NEWS
    Online Grocery Startup Bigbasket Raises $5 Mn From Helion Ventures; Grofers Fills Its Bucket With $14.7 Mn

    Bengaluru-based online grocery startup Bigbasket has raised $5 Mn (INR 32.65 Cr) from Helion Ventures Partners. This comes at a time when rival Grofers India has pumped in $14.7 Mn (INR 96 Cr) from its Singapore-based parent company Grofers International. As per the RoC filings by Supermarket Grocery and Supplies, which runs Bigbasket, the investment took place on […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Combine Profit and Purpose

    If you want to leave a legacy and give back to society, you need to make some smart decisions along the way. Here are five ways you can make your mark while sleeping peacefully at night. Related: 10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful 1. Pick an impactful industry. Depending on your background and […]

  • NEWS
    5 Ways Tony Robbins Maximizes His Productivity and Performance

    Our minds are our most precious resource. You’ve heard motivational speaker Tony Robbins say time and time again that it doesn’t matter what resources you have — what is important is how resourceful you are. To be fruitful and feel organized, your greatest resource–your mind–must be improved to match and adapt this rat marathon. How do we […]